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Chaos As Train Sets Off Explosive Device Near Zagreb

Police in the Croatian capital Zagreb have confirmed that a freight train, operating on the route Zagreb – to the eastern city of Varazdin, has collided into an explosive device on the train tracks.

A large explosion occurred at around 3.50am on Wednesday near the Posused station just outside of Zagreb, when the freight train ran into an unknown explosive device. The train was damaged in the explosion but fortunately there were no injuries. Daily newspaper 24sata report that police apparently believe that somebody had put the explosive device on the tracks.

All trains have been suspended whilst police carry out investigations, causing early morning havoc as commuters try to get to work.

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